If you’re going to be a postapocalyptic maker and survive the land of the walking dead, then you’ll need a few key electronics skills. This appendix is a quick guide to the basics, such as joining wires together, soldering, and using a multimeter. Flip here anytime you need a refresher. It may save your life!


For an apocalypse survivor, stripping the insulation off wires is a skill that belongs near the top of the list. The devices in this book will help you stay alive, and to build them, you’ll often need to join insulated wires together or fit them into a screw terminal. The first step in that process is exposing ...

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